World English Bible
Psalms, Chapter 139

   1: (For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.) Yahweh, you have searched me, And you know me.
   2: You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar.
   3: You search out my path and my lying down, And are acquainted with all my ways.
   4: For there is not a word on my tongue, But, behold, Yahweh, you know it altogether.
   5: You hem me in behind and before. You laid your hand on me.
   6: This knowledge is beyond me. It is lofty. I can't attain it.
   7: Where could I go from your Spirit? Or where could I flee from your presence?
   8: If I ascend up into heaven, you are there. If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, you are there!
   9: If I take the wings of the dawn, And settle in the uttermost parts of the sea;
   10: Even there your hand will lead me, And your right hand will hold me.
   11: If I say, "Surely the darkness will overwhelm me; The light around me will be night;"
   12: Even the darkness doesn't hide from you, But the night shines as the day. The darkness is like light to you.
   13: For you formed my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother's womb.
   14: I will give thanks to you, For I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well.
   15: My frame wasn't hidden from you, When I was made in secret, Woven together in the depths of the earth.
   16: Your eyes saw my body. In your book they were all written, The days that were ordained for me, When as yet there were none of them.
   17: How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them!
   18: If I would count them, they are more in number than the sand. When I wake up, I am still with you.
   19: If only you, God, would kill the wicked. Get away from me, you bloodthirsty men!
   20: For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.
   21: Yahweh, don't I hate those who hate you? Am I not grieved with those who rise up against you?
   22: I hate them with perfect hatred. They have become my enemies.
   23: Search me, God, and know my heart. Try me, and know my thoughts.
   24: See if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.

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